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Alternate Dispute Resolution

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part II

Mark Baer | Posted 05.04.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Except for the years I was in Juvenile Dependency court, where mediation was available for each case set for trial (but not presently, because that court system does not now have the funds to do so), I can count on the fingers of one hand the times when opposing counsel suggested mediation.

How To Select The Best Mediator Is a Must Read for Everyone

Mark Baer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I cannot thank Mr. Peters enough for putting so much effort into writing such an outstanding book and highly recommend that every professional involved in dispute and/or conflict resolution and everyone involved in a dispute and/or conflict take the time to read this book.

What Is "Collaborative Divorce" Without Collaboration?

Mark Baer | Posted 05.22.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

The concept of collaborative divorce resonates deeply with me. As I have written in the past, "Collaborative divorce truly does incorporate all of the...

Solving the Problem of Divorce, Have Your Say!

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 04.01.2014 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

Divorce is one of the most expensive and emotional decisions an individual will ever make. In 2010 the costs of divorce nationally were estimated at $36 billion! The costs to an individual and the family are well beyond the parties involved. Divorce costs everyone.

The Truth About Divorce? You Decide!

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 03.23.2014 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

Divorce Corp. does not provide a balanced perspective of divorce, it's incredibly one sided. Like many in the documentary, I experienced a long protracted divorce process which lasted over 7 years. However, unlike these litigants, I don't blame all of this on the lawyers.

Litigation Between a Founder and Outside Investors

Brad Reid | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

Once a privately held company obtains outside investors, there may be tensions between the desire of the founder of the business to maintain control a...

Parties' Positions and the Mediation Process

Mark Baer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Evaluating the "strengths and weaknesses of the parties' positions" is often more perception than reality.

What Does Mediation Really Mean?

Mark Baer | Posted 07.29.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Those involved in the legal system have created confusion in the marketplace regarding the concept of mediation itself. If those involved in the legal system don't know what mediation is supposed to be, how can we expect the general public to grasp the concept?

A Collaborative Divorce With a Very Happy Ending

Susan F. Schwartz, L.C.S.W. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Susan F. Schwartz, L.C.S.W.

Yes, divorce is here to stay, and although it is difficult at any time, during the holidays it can seem that much more so.